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GFF Second Edition
Watch GFF's Closing Ceremony live
Streaming LIVE from the Red Carpet at 6pm (CLT)
Egyptian Film Stars excited for the launch of GFF
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Forest Whitaker to Receive Career Achievement Award
Forest Whitaker to Receive Career Achievement Award at El Gouna Film Festival Closing Ceremony in recognition for his remarkable stature as an actor and his effective humanitarian role
Adel Imam to receive Career Achievement Award
El Gouna Film Festival is beyond honored to give its Career Achievement Award to film star Adel Emam on its First Edition
El Gouna Film Festival reveals details of first edition in press conference
El Gouna Film Festival unveiled details of its first edition, taking place 22–29 September. The press conference was attended by GFF founder Engineer Naguib Sawiris, El Gouna founder Engineer Samih Sawiris, GFF co-founder and CEO of GFF’s organizing company Amr Mansi, GFF co-founder and COO of GFF’s organizing company Bushra Rozza, and GFF director Intishal Al Timimi.
The First Edition of the GFF Launches in Egypt
“The Festival will have a positive impact on our society at large and will position us as leaders in the film-making industry.”- Naguib Sawiris, the GFF founder
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Thursday, 12 of April 2018
Three international competitions with awards totalling USD 220,000
Wednesday, 04 of April 2018
Cairo, Egypt; March, 2017 – Kicking off its activities ahead of El Gouna Film Festival’s second edition which is set to take place from the 20th – 28th of September 2018, CineGouna Platform gave out an award at Beirut Cinema Platform (BCP) to Dead Dog by Sarah Francis, guaranteeing the film to be automatically selected as part of CineGouna Springboard’s official selection.
Wednesday, 04 of April 2018
Cairo, Egypt; February, 2017 – The Founding and Executive committee of El Gouna Film Festival announces the dates of the second edition of El Gouna Film Festival is set to take place from the 20 th – 28 th of September 2018, in Egypt’s blissful resort by the Red Sea, El Gouna. Filmmakers from around the world will get the chance to engage with industry experts in hopes of creating an integrated cultural scene across Egypt.